(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ear
(n.) A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; -- also called head earing.
(n.) A line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; -- also called reef earing.
(n.) A line fastening the corners of an awning to the rigging or stanchions.
(n.) Coming into ear, as corn.
(n.) A plowing of land.